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J. R. R. Tolkien's influences

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While highly creative, the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien was influenced by a number of sources. ... The Lord of the Rings is a sequel to The Hobbit and so shares influences with it. ... from evil"...

Does 'The Hobbit' have a Kentucky connection? | Lexington Herald ...

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Dec 27, 2012 ... One of the biggest holiday films this year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," is based on British writer J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel.

The Hobbit: Is Tolkien's Middle Earth Based On Kentucky? - Mic

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Dec 31, 2012 ... ArtsConnectionsFoodIdentitiesMoneyMusicNewsPolicyScienceStyleTechTravel ... Tolkien's fascination with the American frontier has also been argued by ... However, David S. Bratman, another scholar of Tolkien's work, does not buy it. Author of the essay, "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky," Bratman ...

Assistant Village Idiot: Hobbits In Kentucky

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Dec 5, 2007 ... ... Scots-Irish and English Borderers, and discount the idea of any connection. But Tolkien may not have had that association, and in this case it is not accurate anyway. ... I looked up all those Hobbit-names, comparing that part of KY with the rest of KY, and with ... Likely true, but I'm not likely to do it myself...

The Author & Book of the Century: J. R. R. Tolkien and The Lord of ...

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Aug 1, 2013 ... They can give us experiences we have never had and instead of .... The story of how Tolkien came to write The Hobbit has passed into legend. ... I want to mention that there is a Kentucky connection to Tolkien and hobbits.

The Tolkien Nerd's Guide to "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...

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Dec 19, 2014 ... But for the most part, a sort of Tolkien-Jackson hybrid material has ... Indeed, some Hobbit scholars do not think the treasure drove Thorin mad at all, but ... But in trying to make that connection, Jackson also punched some holes. ..... IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY ...

What stories are connected to Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit?

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Jun 25, 2014 ... What are all of the stories that connect to The Lord of the Rings? .... This stuff ain't "notes" (but it does also contain a lot of dry - although ...

Did J.R.R. Tolkien ever write a deeper connection between The ...

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Dec 14, 2014 ... Did J.R.R. Tolkien ever write a deeper connection between The Hobbit ... Most of this you would get simply by reading The Hobbit and The Lord ...

Five Things You May Not Know About 'Lord Of The Rings' Author ...

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J.R.R. Tolkien may have created Middle-earth, but he lived a life full of other great achievements. ... that his most famous work does not have a direct connection to the dictator or, as others have suggested, Joseph Stalin. ... 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' weren't intended to be hits. .... That's def...

How is The Hobbit connected to Lord of the Rings? - Quora

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Let's start with the obvious, the ring. The one ring is the object that Tolkien uses to tie his initial ... Gimli and Gloin have the father-son connection between the books , as do King Thranduil and Legolas. Additionally, the Spiders of Mirkwood are ...

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Tolkien's Kentucky Hobbits | Pinstripe Pulpit

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Dec 13, 2012 ... I have been rereading J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit in anticipation of .... I live in Kentucky, and will be looking at our rolling hills now with a different eye. .... Pingback: Hobbits Have a Kentucky Connection | Into the Wonder.

The Elfin Ethicist: Hobbits in Kentucky?

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Aug 2, 2005 ... He could never get enough of my tales of Kentucky folk. ... The Shire and its settled manners and shy hobbits have many antecedents ... Perhaps we can show an unusual concentration of these names in Kentucky ... The Amish with their farms have more connection with many of these folk than city people.

On a review of "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky" by David ...

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Oct 15, 2011 ... My paper "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky" was published in The ... The paper does not, as you write, offer a "categorical rejection of the ...